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    I live in Leichhardt with a 1 year old and 2.5yr old and it's great. There are so many playgroups (once you find out about them as they aren't really advertised but I found most through word of mouth) and lots of things within walking distance or public transport. I never drive anyway now, always use public transport as its so easy and quick and am so much fitter for walking so much.

    Rent is fricking expensive though! You can get something for up to $750 but it would be prob 2 bedroom and competition for houses is very high. But I would def recommend inner west.

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    Thank you ladies! Really helping me. We will have part of our rent covered by dh's work so will see what budget we can go for.

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    Default Where to live in Sydney with 2 under 2

    Has anyone heard of or lived in five dock?
    Last edited by Olive Oil; 27-06-2016 at 11:51.

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    I don't live there but have friends who do and it's a great area - there are heaps of great restaurants and Italian delis!! DS school is near there , I have friends in real estate offices around there ( Summer Hill and Ashfield) if you need any info!

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    Thank you so much @Elijahs Mum. We have just been offered a property in five dock, a bit over our budget but great to hear it's a great area! Yay!

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    Oh you will love it! 10 mins to the fish markets, the city and our favourite patisserie!!!

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    Now you're talking! What is the name of the patisserie?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Olive Oil View Post
    Has anyone heard of or lived in five dock?
    Yes I lived next door to five dock for many years. It's quite central and easy to get into the city from there. It's pretty busy. Five dock leisure centre is a great gym and have karate etc for the kids

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    Good news OP - I think you'll be happy in Five Dock

    I have a friend who lives in Concord (neighbouring suburb) and she's been very happy there for years.

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    Good news OP - I think you'll be happy in Five Dock

    I have a friend who lives in Concord (neighbouring suburb) and she's been very happy there for years.


 

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